Auctioneer insights


The benefits of selling by auction

It is important for real estate agents to understand when and why an auction might represent the optimal method of sale.

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James Pratt's tips for peak performance

Find out tips to maximise your performance in real estate from James Pratt.

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Advice on deposit funds at auction

Deposit funds at auctions commonly cause concerns and problems for both buyers and agents.

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How to handle a favoured bidder at auction

Cooley Auctions Director Damien Cooley advises what to do at auction when an owner favours a bidder.

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In-house auction clearance rates higher

Damien Cooley says clearance rates for in-room auctions were higher compared to on site in June.

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Online auctions have a global reach 24/7

auctionWORKS Principal David Scholes explains the benefits of online auctions and how they work.

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Time to stop calling ‘on the market’

Leading auctioneers Jesse Davidson and Leon Axford say it's time to stop saying "it's on the market".

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USA celebrity broker offers top tips

Auctioneer James Pratt recently quizzed Sotheby’s Beverly Hills broker, Tanya Stawski.

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The importance of contracts at auction

Find out what agents need to include in contracts from auctionWORKS Principal David Scholes.

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Is every bid at auction good?

Director of Cooley Auctions, Damien Cooley, explains how not every bid is a good bid.

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Doing double duty

Since starting out in the industry 12 years ago, Commercial Property Group’s Kyle Dewey has forged a career that combines his passion for commercial property with his love for auctioneering.

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Avoiding auction disasters

Award winning auctioneers Damien Cooley and Jesse Davidson explain how to avoid auction disasters.

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Building a good working relationship

Auctioneer Clarence White discusses building a good relationship with a sales agent to benefit the client.

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How to handle threats at an auction

Ricky Briggs explains how to deal with threats at an auction.

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Advice from award winning auctioneers

Award winning auctioneers Jesse Davidson and Gavin Croft recently hosted a webinar on awkward auctions.

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Building a winning auction culture breeds success

Creating a high performing culture is at the core of the best real estate agencies' success.

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It’s showtime!

Saturday is game day for McGrath’s Scott Kennedy-Green and, with up to a dozen auctions scheduled, it’s definitely hectic. Here he shares a typical Saturday with us.

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How does a changing market affect the auctioneering industry?

Jesse Davidson looks at the impact a changing market has on auctioneers.

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Vox pop: What common mistakes do buyers make at auction?

We asked REINSW members for their thoughts.

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Determined to go for the gavel: Why you should invest in your career

Jacinta Hocking looks at how shadowing an industry professional helped her successfully transition to an auctioneering career.

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